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'I thought it was better to send on Insigne' - De Rossi explains dugout argument with Italy coach

DANIELE DE ROSSI explained that his remonstration with Gian Piero Ventura was in a bid to make the head coach put on extra strikers in Italy’s failed bid to reach the 2018 World Cup. The Roma stalwart, who said he has taken off the Azzurri jersey “for the last time”, was s...

I thought it was better to send on Insigne - De Rossi explains dugout remonstration

Daniele De Rossi explained that his remonstration with Gian Piero Ventura was in a bid to make the head coach put on extra strikers in Italy’s failed bid to reach the 2018 World Cup. The Roma stalwart, who said he has taken off the Azzurri jersey “for the last time”, was s...

De Rossi: 'My last Italy match' | Football Italia

Daniele De Rossi announced his international retirement after Italy failed to reach the World Cup, but also confirmed he urged staff to play Lorenzo Insigne. The 0-0 draw at San Siro knocked out the Azzurri, unable to overturn the 1-0 first leg defeat in Solna. “It’s a dark...

Ventura: 'Zaza or Belotti in Sweden' | Football Italia

Giampiero Ventura won’t rule Simone Zaza out of the starting XI against Sweden tomorrow, but Andrea Belotti “is ready to contribute.” The first leg of the World Cup play-off is in Stockholm tomorrow at 19.45 GMT, with the decider in Milan’s San Siro on Monday evening. A...